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Lot 6

Fine 19th C. memorial watercolor on silk, in period eglomise frame, inscription on grave reads, "George McLellan, born May the 4th 1781. Died at Suriname Febry 22nd 1801, aged 19 years. Capt Seth S. Burnham Born March the 7th 1786. Sailed from Boston December 16th 1813 for New Orleans and has never been heard from since." 13.5" x 17" dimensions of oval, 17.5” x 21” overall with frame. Condition: Areas of wear and loss in upper portion. Six other splits in silk near figure and grave.

(Estimate: $800-1200. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)

Fine 19th C. memorial watercolor on silk, in period eglomise frame, inscription on grave reads, "George McLellan, born May the 4th 1781. Died at Suriname Febry 22nd 1801, aged 19 years. Capt Seth S. Burnham Born March the 7th 1786. Sailed from Boston December 16th 1813 for New Orleans and has never been heard from since." 13.5" x 17" dimensions of oval, 17.5” x 21” overall with frame. Condition: Areas of wear and loss in upper portion. Six other splits in silk near figure and grave.

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